La Rochelle and Bayonne win away in the Top 14

Clermont Bayonne: 20-25 Clermont Bayonne: 20-25 Bayonne had never won a match at Clermont in the Top 14. It is now chosen done. Rowing achieved a historic feat at Michelin this Saturday. The locals had however ideally started their match, scoring two tries in three minutes in the first quarter of an hour. Samuel Ezeala … Read more

Thibault Giroud and Racing 92: “It was a bit complicated to move forward together”

Present at a press conference this Thursday in Marcoussis, Thibault Giroud was asked about his recent disengagement from Racing 92, the club he was to join at the end of his contract with the Blues, just after the 2023 World Cup in France . “It’s just a matter of working method and expertise” “I don’t … Read more

La Rochelle offers Racing 92

The game: 24-19 It was in two stages that Stade Rochelais integrated its success. Led 7-16 at the break, Gregory Alldritt’s teammates did not let Racing 92 breathe in the second half, inflicting a scathing 17-3. The Rochelais, long imprecise, failed to recover an offensive bonus while the Ile-de-France residents can be happy to bring … Read more

Ange Capuozzo, the Stade Toulousain winger has fire in his legs

Ange Capuozzo was not missed his first tenure at Ernest-Wallon. He was masterful from one end to the other of the meeting, recalling at times the flashes of another will-o’-the-wisp, Cheslin Kolbe, whom no one has forgotten on the side of Toulouse. The Italy international brought danger every time he touched the ball. He even … Read more

Toulouse outclasses Racing 92 and takes the lead in the Top 14

The game: 37-10 Victorious at home against a Racing 92 handicapped by numerous injuries (Fickou, Le Roux, Grace, Chavancy, Wade, etc.), the Toulousains were irresistible at the end of the game in a sold-out Ernest-Wallon stadium, but they had to wait until the 23rd minute, on the numerical superiority, to score their first strong try … Read more

Racingman Teddy Iribaren in La Rochelle next season

It is now a well-marked route that Teddy Iribaren will follow. The Racing 92 scrum-half will leave Ile-de-France at the end of the season to join La Rochelle, like French internationals Teddy Thomas and Yoan Tanga, and prop Georges-Henri Colombe, based in Charente -Maritime in the 2022 off-season, or their former defense coach, Ronan O’Gara, … Read more

Laurent Travers: “I could have changed 22 players” in Bayonne

How was the week after the defeat in Bayonne (31-25)?It’s a normal week, but it’s easier to work in victory than in defeat. There is bitterness, I hope that is the case for everyone. It was the first match since the announcement of Virimi Vakatawa’s retirement. Did that weigh on the defeat?No. It would be … Read more

Racing 92 formalizes the arrival of Christian Wade

Racing 92 formalized this Monday afternoon the signing for a season of English winger Christian Wade. Aged 31, the former Wasps player has strengthened a depopulated sector in the Ile-de-France club despite the spectacular outbreak of Enzo Benmegal. Juan Imhoff is with the Argentinians, Warrick Gelant with South Africa, Donovan Taofifenua is recovering after shoulder … Read more

Eric Artiguste (Bayonne): “We may be more respected”

Thomas Ceyte (second line of Bayonne after the victory over Racing 31-25): “We had a good first half, then in two plays, they scored twice. It’s hard. We say to ourselves that it is not possible to miss them, that we must go and find them. We remember quickly. We felt that it was starting … Read more

Brive wins in Perpignan, Bayonne overthrows Racing 92

Perpignan Brive: 6-17 In a tense and uncertain match until the end, the Brivistes never cracked, going to draw on their resources to manage to block the advanced Catalans. To the fine test of the Corrèze winger Joris Jurand (18th) and to that, in power, of the second row Renger Van Eerten (39th) after two … Read more